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Churchill to take up role as new press watchdog

small print on page 34 will probably show you didn't have adequate cover‘I met him this morning to ask whether he supported a tougher form of self-regulation of the press with a robust statutory underpinning, and he nodded his head and said ‘Oooh yes’.’

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2013
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Hundreds of pictures ‘looted’ from Year Two discovered by teacher of Year Five

parents paying good money for thatThey are some of the most treasured artworks ever to have been created. Classics such as Cheryl Smythe’s ‘banch of FlOwaS’ (sic), described by dealers as ‘Acrylic on sugar paper’, a vibrant and original work measuring 14 centimetres by 10 centimetres, it was among those discovered among an ‘amazing’ hoard of art works in a forgotten cupboard of the medical room of St Saviours Primary School, near Bromley. Year Five teacher Dave Smith stumbled across them when he was looking for TCP and a Little Mermaid sticking plaster.

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Posted: Nov 5th, 2013
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Gas companies to compete on smell

EDF serving up caviar and truffles; Scottishpower scents themed around 'fried'E.On is experimenting with fresh coffee. British Gas is going for lemon zest. And N-Power invites you to a field of lilacs. In the ever competitive world of energy pricing, gas companies are enhancing their already very different brand identities with their own specially branded aromas.

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Posted: Oct 30th, 2013
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Reagan administration ‘repeatedly buggered’ Mrs Thatcher

It has emerged that American secret servicemen repeatedly buggered Mrs Thatcher on visits to the White House during the 1980s, on then President Ronald Reagan’s direct orders in what was known as Operation Short Straw. The Iron Lady herself apparently never found out, though her husband Denis is said to have known but not cared as he was buggered anyway.

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Posted: Oct 29th, 2013
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‘Murder Bacon’ to combine the best of Danish

sizzling entertainment‘It’s a marriage made in heaven, with Danish written all the way through it,” said Lars Smytt, brand manager for Denmark’s latest marketing success, which from tomorrow will feature on mortuary slabs and breakfast tables worldwide, with the slogan ‘Grisly and sizzly!’.’

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Posted: Oct 28th, 2013
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